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Landlord Insurance, what to look for.

A recent survey carried out by Insurance Australia found that 35% of property Investors did not have specific landlord insurance on their tenanted properties.

End of financial year to drive autumn property markets

End of financial year to drive autumn property markets

Media release Tuesday 5th April, 2016

Maximising your investment property returns

Maximising your investment property returns

As property investors a common objective is to maximise our returns.

What does a property manager do

What does a property manager do?

Hi I'm Amber Drummond, Franchise Support for Raine & Horne SA.  I've been in property management for 15 years now working as a property manager for many of these and I've lost count of how many

Consider these points when selecting a property manager

Consider these points when selecting a property manager

So you’ve bought an investment property or and you’ve decided to appoint and interview for a property manager who is going to being looking after your investment property, it’s easy to believe that

Tenancy References Amber Drummond

Tenancy References

It is assumed that anyone in the real estate industry knows how to check a tenant’s references. Correct? After all, securing quality tenants is a key component of a successful real estate investment...

Considering a building inspection

Considering a building inspection?

No one expects the real estate agent to give a confident building inspection, for starters they are not in that business, their job is to sell the home and really if they did do inspections, would...

7 Tips for Property Investors

7 Tips for Property Investors

I regularly get asked but perspective property investors, ‘what should I look for when I’m looking to buy an property, to help get the most for it when I sell it in the future?’.

DIY or use a professional to manage your investment?

DIY or use a professional to manage your investment?

Many landlords see property management as a simple job and so some landlords are tempted to do it themselves.  While the property is sailing along smoothly it can appear this is the case however, t

Should I invest in houses or units

Should I invest in houses or units

Many people often ask the question “Which will give me the most capital gain, purchasing a unit or a house?”

When does regular follow up turn into harassment?

When does regular follow up turn into harassment?

The issue of rent arrears has recently been raised by real estate’s industry body the Real Estate Institute of South Australia.  Concerns have been raised about the strategies some agencies are uti

Angus Raine, Executive Chairman and CEO of Raine & Horne

Raine & Horne says rate cut will be good news for regional Australia

This week’s decision by the Reserve Bank to trim interest rates by 25 basis points will provide some incentives for first home buyers and investors in regional Australia, according to leadi

Picking the right time for a rent increase.

Picking the right time for a rent increase

Timing is a factor that quite often fail to realise when making the decision to increase rent.

New Porperty Management Office Raine & Horne Gawler

Raine & Horne launches specialist PM office

Raine & Horne South Australia has launched a specialist property management office in Gawler, situated near the Barossa Valley.

LOOKING UP: Robbie Palmer of Raine & Horne agrees that Mudgee has great growth potential.

Mudgee rated one of Australia’s best property investments

Real estate agent Robbie Palmer agrees with the latest report positioning Mudgee as one of Australia’s most rewarding real estate investments.

Prime position: An artist's impression of the light rail link along Flemington Road. Photo: supplied

Light rail land on track

August marks the last chance for buyers to secure land in the Flemington Road Precinct as four Land Development Agency blocks go under the hammer.

"Buying property is one of, if not the most expensive thing you will do I your life."

Three common punches real estate investing can throw

There are always going to be bargains, throw aways and special offers which will attract you, pull you in and hold you tight.

54 Thornley Street, LEICHHARDT, 2040, New South Wales. Photo: Raine & Horne

Squatters' shack to sell for $1.2 million

Despite its run-down appearance and graffiti-covered walls, buyers are going crazy over this abandoned Leichhardt house.

Interior designer and design lecturer Annalisa Capurro likes mid-century homes for their orientation, natural sunlight and airflow, and the idea that each space has a purpose. Photo: Rob Homer

Architecture lovers putting Mid-century Modernist homes before all else

Forget the waterfront home with the tennis court and space for days.

If the State Government won’t abolish property stamp duty it should as least reimburse it to some homebuyers, says real estate agent Darren Bayford. Source: News Limited

Reimburse stamp duty, says agent

THE State Government should reimburse stamp duty to people who own a house for less than three years, an experienced real estate agent says.

Guaranteed Rent! Is it really?

Guaranteed Rent! Is it really?

When you see the option to buy an investment property that is either already tenanted or has guaranteed rent it can look very attractive.

This 120-year-old Bronte home sold for more than $500,000 above reserve.

120-year-old Bronte house sells for more than $500,000 above reserve at auction

RAINE AND HORNE SALES MANAGER GARY FRANCIS

Gone : Famous landmark sold

One of Wellington's eyesores has been sold and is expected to become a new and innovative development.

The rapid rise in Chinese listings portals in Australia has many unaware as to what is now on the market, and which ones they should be keeping a close eye on.

The top Chinese investment portals you need to know about

The rapid rise in Chinese listings portals in Australia has many unaware as to what is now on the market, and which ones they should be keeping a close eye on.

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